The Carrom is a traditional Indian board game that requires a particular dexterity, making it a real pro’s game.
Compared to Crokinole and Pitrush, this swipe game has the longest track record and largest board size. Although it can and will be enjoyed by younger children with its simplified rules, this game is recommended for older children.
The game can take around half an hour to an hour to play, during which time concentration and well-aimed shots are essential. The basic rules are very simple, very similar to billiards at first sight, except that here you have to shoot discs (the Carrom men and the Queen) into holes in the corners of the court using a larger shooting disc. The well-developed little details of the rules and the necessary use of various swiping techniques end up making the game quite different from billiards.
Carrom court size: 74×74 cm (competition standard size)
Total board size: 88×88 cm